Tag: The Best

U.S. economy adds eye-popping 379,000 jobs in February

Good news for your Friday: the economy added a whopping 379,000 jobs in February — far outpacing expectations. Why it matters: Virus cases eased in recent weeks and states lifted restrictions, helping fuel a hiring surge. It's proof of how…

/ March 5, 2021
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers win Super Bowl LV as Tom Brady clinches 7th title

Tom Brady and the Buccaneers dominated the Chiefs, 31-9, winning Super Bowl LV in front of 25,000 masked and socially distanced fans in Tampa. The big picture: With the win, 43-year-old Brady moves to an unprecedented 7-3 in the Super Bowl,…

/ February 8, 2021
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I’m A Celebrity’s Paulini Reveals What Watching Abbie And Ash’s Kiss Was Really Like

There’s no escaping the other campmates when in the ‘I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!’ jungle, so when Abbie Chatfield and Ash Williams finally kissed during Wednesday’s episode, their co-stars were on hand to watch the passionate moment.…

/ January 28, 2021
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‘A 6-Year-Old In A 90-Year-Old’s Body’ – The Children Devastated By Long Covid

“He’s like a six-year-old in a 90-year-old’s body,” says Chris Ward of his son Thomas, who first fell ill last February with a fever, breathlessness and aches all over his body.Thomas was assessed at A&E where the family was asked…

/ January 27, 2021
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A Viking Archaeologist Shares 6 of the Most Fascinating Finds From a Slew of Recent Discoveries Made in Melting Ice

Global warming has unlocked hundreds of Viking artifacts from the ice of the Norwegian mountains in recent years. In November, archaeologists from the Secret of the Ice project, part of Norway’s Glacier Archaeology Program, discovered 68 arrows spanning a period of 6,000…

/ January 27, 2021
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GOP Rep. Andy Harris Tries To Bring Gun Into House Chamber

WASHINGTON ― New security measures outside the US House chamber prevented a Republican lawmaker from bringing a gun onto the House floor Thursday.Representative Andy Harris, who has repeatedly flouted the magnetometers that were installed near the House chamber after the…

/ January 22, 2021
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What’s at stake for NZ in Australia’s case against China at the World Trade Organisation?

With the relationship between China and Australia souring in the past six months, New Zealand’s response will need to be nuanced and careful, but also principled. First and foremost, we must ensure the dispute between two of our main trading…

/ January 12, 2021
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25 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week (Jan. 2-8)

Woof — it’s been a long week.If you feel like you’ve been working like a dog, let us offer you the internet equivalent of a big pile of catnip: hilarious tweets about pets.Each week at HuffPost, we scour Twitter to…

/ January 11, 2021
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‘The Police Didn’t Know What Was Going to Happen’: 5 Photographers on What It Was Like to Document the Storming of the US Capitol

What has historically been the routine task of ratifying the results of the US presidential election devolved into unprecedented chaos on Wednesday as insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, overrunning law enforcement and vandalizing the building in a brazen attempt to interrupt…

/ January 8, 2021
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Stream weavers: the musicians’ dilemma in Spotify’s pay-to-play plan

Spotify offered the promise that, in the age of digital downloads, all artists would get paid for their music, and some would get paid a lot. Lorde and Billie Eilish showed what was possible. Lorde was just 16 when, in…

/ January 4, 2021
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‘My Practice Looks Very Different Today’: 15 Artist-Mothers on Balancing Work and Family After a Year Like No Other

The events of 2020 turned the world upside down for everyone. But the burden of life in lockdown has predominantly fallen on women, and on mothers in particular, with many pressured to leave the workforce entirely to focus on childcare…

/ January 4, 2021